Stories tagged "Hawaii Institue of Marine Biology"

News reports from the coral front

January 4th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Scientists find algae in deep water corals and rethink coral taxonomy while colleagues work to preserve coral species.

Rare observation of shark mating behavior

October 7th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

There’s not much romance when it comes to sex among blacktip reef sharks, judging from an encounter observed by Yannis Papastamatiou, of Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and two colleagues from Stanford University. While scuba diving at Palmyra Atoll, they watched as the first shark in a line of males pursuing a female bit […]

Ocean acoustics reveal dolphin diets

March 9th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A University of Hawaiʻi scientist and his former graduate student are using acoustics to discover new things about what and how dolphins eat at sea.

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